Diversity Activity Groups and Events


  • Annual Diversity & Inclusion Forum

    The Annual Diversity & Inclusion Form is an enriching opportunity to learn about tools and strategies to enable participants to become effective change agents for diversity and inclusion in medical education.

  • Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)

    The Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association's (APAMSA) mission is to bring together those who are interested in health issues that affect the Asian-American community to have a strong, collective, public, and political voice.

  • SURPAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee

    The purpose of the SURPAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to understand and support the needs of existing postdocs with minoritized voices and experiences.

  • Women and Medicine

    Women and Medicine (WAM)’s mission is to organize events and mobilize resources within the Stanford community to support women pursuing a career in medicine and to promote awareness in the medical and university community about gender disparities in medicine.

  • ALLYlist

    Allies within Stanford Medicine are essential in sponsoring LGBTQ+ visibility and acceptance, and are vital components of an increasingly inclusive medical community.

  • Women’s Faculty Networking

    The Women Faculty Networking group is open to all women faculty and instructors, across all lines, and continuously solicits topics and speakers of interest from women faculty throughout the year.

  • GME Women in Medicine Leadership Council

    GME Women in Medicine Leadership Council (WIM) provides community-based events, skill-building events and resources.

  • Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA)

    The Latino Medical Student Association's (LMSA) goals are to promote the advancement of Latinos in academic, clinical, and community medicine.

  • LGBTQ Postdocs

    The LGBTQ Postdocs bring together members of their community across Stanford University to build support structures and provide professional guidance.

  • Minority Faculty Networking

    Stanford Medicine’s Minority Faculty Networking group’s meetings offer an occasion to meet with and learn from colleagues.

  • OUTlist

    The +OUTlist is a resource supporting Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ individuals in community-building, mentorship, and visibility.

  • BioAIMS

    The purpose of BioAIMS is to address the needs and concerns of current minority graduate students in the biosciences.

  • BioPeers

    The Biosciences Peer Mentors (BioPeers) provide free and private peer-to-peer support for the Biosciences graduate student community.

  • Out in STEM (oSTEM)

    The Stanford Chapter of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (oSTEM@Stanford) is part of the national student society dedicated to serving sexual and gender minority students, with a primary goal of fostering success in leadership, academic pursuits, and professional activity.

  • Pediatrics Diversity Committee

    The Pediatrics residency program is committed to informing, recruiting, and supporting prospective candidates who identify as underrepresented minorities based on factors such as race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

  • GME Diversity Committee

    The goal of the GME Diversity Committee is to create a medical community that is reflective of the community and the world that they serve.

  • Diversity Liaisons

    The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity Liaisons are appointed by School of Medicine Clinical Department Chairs to serve as departmental representatives that liaise between the Chairs, members of their specific department, and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity to assist with faculty concerns, ideas and the advancement of excellence at Stanford School of Medicine.

  • LGBTQ Meds

    LGBTQ Meds is dedicated to raising awareness of queer health issues and promoting equal social and political rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.

  • Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

    Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science's (SACNAS) mission is to foster the success of underrepresented scientists in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership in STEM.

  • Stanford American Indigenous Medical Students (SAIMS)

    Stanford American Indigenous Medical Students (SAIMS) provides opportunities to exchange academic and professional information pertaining to the health care needs of Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

  • Stanford Medicine LGBTQ+ Forum

    The Forum features LGBTQ+ members of the Stanford Medicine community, as well as networking opportunities and opportunities for allies to show support.

  • Stanford Black Bioscience Organization (SBBO)

    The Stanford Black Bioscience Organization (SBBO) seeks to build a community among Black bioscientists in the School of Medicine in conjunction with the greater Black community at Stanford.

  • Stanford Hermanas in STEM

    Stanford Hermanas in STEM's main goal is to unite and build a community of support among Latina graduate students and postdoctoral scholars on campus.

  • Stanford Health Justice Coalition

    The Stanford Health Justice Coalition is committed to the protection of patients’ rights and access to healthcare.

  • Stanford Black Postdoc Association (SBPA)

    The Stanford Black Postdoc Association is a vibrant community of the Black postdocs, across all disciplines, at Stanford University.

  • Sisters in STEM

    Sisters in STEM offers a quarterly networking meeting addressing the particular needs and interests of Black women graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in science and engineering.

  • Physician Wellness Committee

    The Stanford Physician Wellness Committee's vision is to "Create a practice environment that supports optimal physician wellness and professional satisfaction by ensuring the organization’s leadership, goals, structures and systems facilitate a healthy professional work-life."…

  • Radiology Diversity Initiative

    The Stanford Radiology Diversity Initiative aims to democratize medicine by assembling and maintaining a critical mass of diverse faculty with far-reaching backgrounds, experiences, and ideas.

  • Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

    The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) mission is to improve the quality of healthcare by working to increase the number of culturally competent and socially conscious physicians, while also addressing the needs of underserved communities of color.

  • Stanford University Staff Affinity Groups

    Stanford staff groups provide all staff members with opportunities for professional, educational, and social support.

  • Stanford Muslim Medical Association (SMMA)

    The Stanford Muslim Medical Association (SMMA) strives to foster a spiritually nurturing, tolerant, and inclusive Muslim community at the Stanford School of Medicine and affiliated hospitals.

  • Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA)

    Stanford University Minority Medical Alliance (SUMMA) is a coalition of Stanford medical student organizations with the goal to increase diversity in the health professions in order to better care for underserved communities.

  • Stanford Latinx Postdoc Association (SLPA)

    The Stanford Latinx Postdoc Association (SLPA) is the postdoc comunidad on campus! SLPA strives to improve, enhance, and enrich the Latinx postdoctoral experience at Stanford.

  • LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking

    Stanford Medicine’s LGBTQ+ Faculty Networking Receptions provide a networking forum for LGBTQ+ faculty.

  • Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC)

    The Stanford Medicine Abilities Coalition (SMAC) fosters and advocates for the equal treatment and well-being of all students, trainees, faculty and staff at Stanford Medicine, regardless of their physical or cognitive differences.